TechnovationMN Events

Alexa Skills Challenge Celebration Event

Girls are the Alexa Challenge Celebration

December 12, 2019 – Minneapolis

It’s been a fun couple months and now it’s time to show off your Alexa Skill Hack and win wonderful prizes! You will present your life hack to a panel of judges and we’ll celebrate the end of the challenge with pizza. Please RSVP with the number of guests by Thursday, Dec. 5.

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Technovation Girls Registration

TechnovationMN Team

Now until January 14th, 2020 – online

Do you want to fix something, change something, invent something? Come join our community of over 80 teams of girls in a 12-week long program that teaches girls how to build a mobile app that solves a real problem in your community.

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Technovation Girls: App Day

January 11th, 2020 – De La Salle

Interested in the Technovation Girls but not sure if you are ready? Join us for an awesome morning, learning to code mobile apps with a free, powerful, easy-to-use programming tool called App Inventor.

Already know the basics? Attend our advanced session, and learn about some advanced features. You and your friends can use what you learn to create a mobile app and compete in the Technovation Girls.

Attention interested and registered mentors: This is a great session for you too! Learn best practices for guiding your teams throughout the Technovation Girls. 

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Technovation Girls: Design Thinking 101

January 25th, 2020 – De La Salle

Calling all Technovation[MN] teams! Take a break from coding and join us for a one-of-a-kind Design Thinking workshop. Design Thinking is a unique approach to problem solving and in this workshop, you will learn skills to help you:

  • Clearly define the community challenge your app is addressing
  • Understand your apps end users (who are they, what do they care about, what do they need)
  • Brainstorm app development ideas and solutions with your team
  • Build 3D and/or paper prototypes of solution ideas
  • Present your prototype(s) for peer review
  • Implement peer feedback into your prototype(s)

You will leave this session well on your way to building an awesome solution for your Technovation Girls app.

Mark your calendar – More information to come.

Technovation Girls: Develop and Film the Pitch

March 14th 2020, De La Salle